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“Yolk = Awesome Breakfast!”
Review of Yolk

Yolk
Ranked #64 of 9,602 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $18
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Neighborhood: Streeterville
Description: Yolk is a breakfast & lunch restaurant. We use top quality ingredients & fresh produce to serve the best breakfast in Chicago! (BYOB)
Iowa City, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
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“Yolk = Awesome Breakfast!”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

First thing you notice about Yolk is the line out the door on a cold winter day. Do not let that deter you. The line moves quickly and it is worth the 5-10 minute wait for a group of four people. The staff are all polite and friendly even when they have to move through the mass of people waiting in the restaurant front. The tables and booths are comfortable to sit in. The menu is extensive. The food is delicious. The attentive staff never let a coffee cup run dry. Clarke, our server did a great job and provided excellent customer service. It is now our favorite breakfast restaurant when we are north of the Chicago River.

  • Visited December 2012
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“Take your Folks to get some Yolk's!”
Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

Another great breakfast at Yolk! Red velvet French toast is to die for and you can never go wrong with one of their omelets! Do what my wife and I do and get one of both and share! Humongous portion sizes so you will not leave hungry!

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“Exceptional breakfast!”
Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

Arrived around 9:30 and was promptly seated with my family of 4. Breakfast selections were abundant we ordered: madame croquet a ham, turkey and cheese french toast sandwich topped with an egg, cheeseburger eggs benedict a pair of english muffins and sliders topped with onions and eggs benedict and my kids split a traditional eggs and bacon. The food was outstanding as was the service. A must visit for breakfast in Chicago, well priced and plenty to eat!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Yolk, I love you.”
Reviewed December 17, 2012

There are very few restaurants that I will willingly wait in a long line just to get seated. Yolk is one of them! Don't be afraid of the long lines at the door. This restaurant is wonderfully managed so that the lines move quickly.

On this visit, I chose the egg white & cheese omelet with red potatoes. The omelet was light and fluffy. Pretty much perfection. This will be a regular stop when we visit Chicago.

  • Visited December 2012
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Roscoe
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“Yolkalicious !!”
Reviewed December 10, 2012

If you are looking for something different with amazing food and selection ... this is the Magic Kingdom of Breakfast !!

When searching for a breakfast location to please (4) ladies on an overnight holiday shopping trip ... reviewing Yolk served RED VELEVET FRENCH TOAST ... I knew this would be a hit and we were not disappointed with our selections.

The menu is amazing, the staff was outstanding and the food was Yolkalicious !!

The portions are very large and could be shared if you are watching your $'s. Most speciality items were around $9.99 and worth it for the quality. We arrived around 8:30 AM and noticed the line starting to form around 9:30 AM.

We would recommend this to anyone in Chicago looking for a great/unique breakfast location.

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